Experience a journey through British military history beginning on brutal medieval battlefields, through the Crimean & Napoleonic Wars, into WW1 & WW2, right up to today’s conflicts.
Discover the secret worlds of Spies, their weapons, gadgets and disguises. Learn about WW2’s Special Operation Executive (S.O.E), about British Special Forces and their brave, daring operations.
See stunning displays of uniforms; be astonished by one of Europe’s largest public displays of firearms. Squirm at medical equipment used on battlefields; learn the personal stories behind the medals. Read intimate diary accounts of British soldiers.
Dress up in armour; carry equipment of today’s soldiers. See tanks, swords, armour and much, much more! Discover Britain’s Military History by seeing only genuine artefacts. You will be amazed!
The museum houses only genuine period items and takes great care to ensure the accuracy and detail of all its displays. There are many items of national importance on display, that cannot be seen in any other museum.
The aim of the Combined Military Services Museum is to display artefacts from Britain’s proud military history, for the education and enjoyment of both present and future generations. The museum is fully air conditioned and the collections are kept in high quality display cases, providing a comfortable experience for visitors and a stable environment for the preservation of the artefacts..